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Published: Friday, 2/25/2011 - Updated: 4 years ago

52 from Toledo area become U.S. citizens

Ceremonies held at Maumee Valley Country Day School

Maumee Valley Country Day School was the setting Wednesday when 52 area residents from 29 countries took the oath to become American citizens.

The new Americans, listed by their home countries, are:

Australia — Donna Jane Vilela

Brazil — Gesse Marcos Liberato, Andrew Saleh

Cameroon — Richard Sungkekang Mbatu

Canada — Wael El Zeeb, Christine Elizabeth Perry, Pooja Sharma

Colombia — Jenny Esperanza Cubillos Averill, Maryoris Miranda Rios

Congo — Safari Fidele Lufungulo

Costa Rica — Marcela Cruz

Egypt — Mariam Mina, Kamal Nader Tadros Yoakim

Germany — Barbara Helene Somerlot

Ghana — Tracy Mensah Bonsu

Iraq — Abdullah Rahim Al Saedy, Harith Jalil Estifan, Ala Abdul Hamid Said

Ireland — Mary Patricia Heinz

Jordan — Feryal Ali Mohammad Alkhatib, Najwa Abdullateef Amro, Rasha Jaser Gammoh, Sana Rebhi Khrawesh

Kazakhstan — Nazymgul Mahsutovna Evans

Lebanon — Haitham Nadim Najdi, Sirine Shoukair

Macedonia — Ljupco Stefanovski

Mexico — Josefina Castillo De Anda, Ramon Porras Rodriguez

Morocco — Fatima Zahra Gabora

Pakistan — Sonia Taimur Butt, Beenish Durrani, Shoaib Mujtaba

People’s Republic of China — Jinmei Zou

Philippines — Leny Dangculos Dubois, Florida Lipon Gehrlich, Adela De Guzman Mata, Alfredo Vianzon Umali

Poland — Lidia Bosek Ebersole, Krzysztof Kardzis

Russia — Dina Raissovna Rohrs

South Korea — Yong Im Leugers

Syria — Fadi Sawas

Taiwan — Rebekah Szufang Chang, Ruth Hsin Chang, Tony Chungming Chang

Trinidad and Tobago — Sharon Annisa Ali, Wainwright Anthony Jaggernauth

United Kingdom — Bijesh Pravin Kanani

Vietnam  — Linh Phuong Thi Doan, Louis Tho Hang, Joyce Tuyet Thanh Luu Nguyen

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